Writing Intensive Learning Outcomes

*These goals as outlined below should appear on all WI course syllabi

Though preferred writing styles, formats, and tasks vary from one discipline or field to another, the faculty have agreed that effective formal writing emerges from attention to the following features (Learning Outcomes):

Writing Intensive Learning Outcomes

1. (Ideas): Students will demonstrate satisfactory knowledge of the varying strategies to convey arguments, main ideas and support/evidence.

2. (Organization): Students will demonstrate satisfactory knowledge of the varying patterns of composition organization and development.

3. (Rhetorical Situation): Students will demonstrate satisfactory knowledge of the audience, the role of the writer, and rhetorical strategies.

4. (Editing): Students will demonstrate satisfactory knowledge of writing conventions and correctness.